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Dvora Hacohen

Dvora Hacohen is a professor of modern Jewish history at Bar Ilan University, Israel. Her specialization is the waves of immigration to the Land of Israel in the twentieth century, their ideology and politics in the process of nation-building and their impact on Israeli society. She is the editor of Ingathering of Exiles: Myth and Reality (1998) and the author of The Grain and the Millstone: The Settlement of Immigrants in the Negev in the First Decade of the State (1998) and Immigrants in Turmoil: Mass Immigration to Israel and its Repercussions in the 1950s and After (2003). Currently she is writing a biography of Henrietta Szold.

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Rivka Guber

Through her work as a soldier, writer, teacher, and volunteer supporting immigrants, Rivka Guber exhibited selflessness for her neighbors and for the young State of Israel as a whole, earning her the title “Mother of the Sons” and the respect of the nation.

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